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Title 17, California Code of Regulations (CCR), §2500

Reportable Diseases and Conditions*

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§2500. Reporting to the Local Health Authority.

  • §2500(b) It shall be the duty of every health care provider, knowing of or in attendance on a case or suspected case of any of the diseases or conditions listed below, to report to the local health officer for the jurisdiction where the patient resides. Where no health care provider is in attendance, any individual having knowledge of a person who is suspected to be suffering from one of the diseases or conditions listed below may make such a report to the local health officer for the jurisdiction where the patient resides.
  • §2500(c) The administrator of each health facility, clinic or other setting where more than one health care provider may know of a case, a suspected case or an outbreak of disease within the facility shall establish and be responsible for administrative procedures to assure that reports are made to the local health officer.
  • §2500(a)(14) "Health care provider" means a physician and surgeon, a veterinarian, a podiatrist, a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, a registered nurse, a nurse midwife, a school nurse, an infection control practitioner, a medical examiner, a coroner, or a dentist.

Urgency Reporting Requirements [17 CCR §2500 (h) (i)]

- Report immediately by telephone.
- Report immediately by telephone when two (2) or more cases or suspected cases of foodborne disease from separate households are suspected to have the same source of illness.
+ - Report by FAX, telephone, or mail within one (1) working day of identification.
All other diseases/conditions should be reported by FAX, telephone, or mail within seven (7) calendar days of identification.

Reportable Communicable Diseases §2500(j)(1)

REPORTABLE DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
San Joaquin County Public Health Services

All physicians and health care providers in San Joaquin County should report the following conditions to Public Health so we can issue appropriate public health alerts and coordinate interventions.; Reporting is not only vital for public health, but it’s required by California state law (California Code of Regulations, Title 17, §2500).

WHO TO REPORT TO

 

For all diseases except HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases


(209) 468-3822, or
Fax (209) 468-8222, or
Mail: (Seal and mark: CONFIDENTIAL)
San Joaquin County Public Health
Services
Attention: Morbidity
P.O. Box 2009
Stockton, CA 95201-2009.

 

For Sexually Transmitted Diseases


(209) 468-3845, or
Fax (209) 948-7473, or
Mail: San Joaquin County Public Health
Services
Attention: Sexually Transmitted
Diseases
P.O. Box 2009
Stockton, CA 95201-2009.

 

For HIV/AIDS Reports


(209) 468-3475, or
Fax (no fax)
Mail: (Seal and mark: CONFIDENTIAL)
San Joaquin County Public Health
Services
Attention: Rosa Castillo-Cuellar
P.O. Box 2009
Stockton, CA 95201-2009.

 

Reportable Noncommunicable Diseases/Conditions §2500(j)(2):

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Conditions
Cancer (except (1)basal and squamous skin cancer unless occurring on genitalia, and (2)carcinoma in-situ and CIN III of the cervix)
Disorders Characterized by Lapses of Consciousness

* Use of this form is designed for health care providers to report those disease mandated by Title 17, California Code of Regulations, §2500 (rev. 1996). (Cancer reporting is mandated by §2593.) Failure to report is a misdemeanor (Health and Safety Code §120295, formerly §3354), punishable by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $1,000, or by imprisonment for a term of not more than 90 days, or both. Each day the violation is continued is a separate offense.

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